Bruce Damer interviewed by Henry Lowood on origins of Virtual Worlds, Stanford University Apr 8, 2009. This interview is in two parts and is for the Archiving Virtual Worlds project sponsored by the Library of Congress. Topics: Virtual Worlds, Avatars
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Virtual Worlds Timeline: Images from the Moon project, Active Worlds-1999. A virtual space museum and reconstruction of the space program vehicles including the Apollo XI moon landing in July 1969 created in the Active Worlds environment by a team from University of Cincinnati. Images show the "Virtual Walk on the Moon" online event with Apollo IX astronaut Russell Schweickart, held on July 21, 1999, thirty years to the minute after the actual landing on the moon. This collection also... Topics: Virtual Worlds, Avatars
Bruce Damer interviews Mark Pesce in Florence, Italy in May 1996 as part of the Connected Intelligence workshop hosted by Derrick de Kherkhove of the McCluhan Programme of the University of Toronto Topics: Virtual Worlds, Avatars
VWTimeline: Bruce Damer's IBM CASCON 98 Avatars demo (Dec 1998, Toronto). Bruce Damer demonstrates first generation avatar virtual worlds on the Internet. Included is Traveler, Active Words and the Avatars98 cyber-conference held just two weeks previously, Stephen Spielberg's Starbright world, Biota and more. Topics: avatars, virtual worlds, voice interfaces, avatars98
Bruce Damer interviewed by Henry Lowood on the origins of Virtual Worlds. This clip is on Bruce Damer's personal background. The interview took place at Stanford University on 8 April, 2009 as part of the Preserving Virtual Worlds project sponsored by the Library of Congress. The full version of this interview can also be found in the collection along with other clips from the original. Topics: Virtual Worlds, Avatars, Bruce Damer
An introduction to the basic aspects of getting around Second Life, with a short tour of Avatar Island. This footage was captured as part of the Preserving Virtual Worlds project by the How They Got Game group at Stanford University. Topics: Second Life, Archiving Virtual Worlds, Linden Lab, Avatar Island, Avatars, degtiar
This video clip shows avatar creation in Onlive Technologies! Traveler, June 1997. This footage was supplied to the Preserving Virtual Worlds project by Bruce Damer from his collection of videos documenting the history of virtual worlds. Topics: Traveler, Onlive Technologies!, Avatars, Avatar Creation, Virtual Worlds, Bruce Damer Virtual World...
Who is Bruce is a short visual portfolio about Bruce Damer, his projects and life. See projects including Cyberwearz fashion, Weird Machines artwork, pioneering virtual worlds and avatars work, NASA mission visualization and design, the EvoGrid and life at Ancient Oaks Farm and the DigiBarn Computer Museum. From Bruce: this piece is used in my "Beyond 2012" performances during this, my fiftieth year on the planet. Great thanks go out to Dhiren Dasu for producing the soundtrack and to... Topics: Damer, Bruce, Avatars, NASA, Outer Space, EvoGrid, DigiBarn Computer Museum, Brandt, Galen, Dasu,...
Bruce Damer talking at Yuri's Night 2010, NASA Ames Research Center. His talk included four themes: virtual worlds in cyberspace, simulating missions in 3D for NASA, the EvoGrid origin of life project, and augmented reality with a look at the making of James Cameron's film Avatar. Topics: virtual worlds, avatars, NASA, space, augmented reality, evogrid origin of life